One of the biggest problems for drug dealers or money laundering is trying to exchange currency, since they all want to deal with cash.
Below is an example of big stacks of money in 100 dollar bills, and how they stack up when you need $10,000 cash, one million dollars cash, or 100 million dollars cash.
Of course, if you insist on 10’s and 20’s, you can multiply that size by 5 or 10 fold. That’s a lot of hockey bags.
Ask for 5 dollar bills, well, that’s a lot of bills!
So the next time you see a movie, and see a “briefcase of bills”, unless they are $1000 dollar bills, they are pulling your leg.
The following excerpt is from pagetutor.com:
A packet of one hundred $100 bills is less than 1/2″ thick and contains $10,000. Fits in your pocket easily and is more than enough for week or two of shamefully decadent fun.
Believe it or not, this next little pile is $1 million dollars (100 packets of $10,000). You could stuff that into a grocery bag and walk around with it.
While a measly $1 million looked a little unimpressive, $100 million is a little more respectable. It fits neatly on a standard pallet…